Great Plains Communications Announces 100G Capability

BLAIR, Neb., Jan. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Plains Communications, the largest middle-mile and last-mile provider in the state of Nebraska has completed 100G capable upgrades on their entire 8,000+ mile, diverse fiber network.

The 100G capable upgrade is just one of many improvements and expansions that have taken place on the Great Plains Communications network over the past two years to keep pace with the growing customer bandwidth and diversity needs. In 2017, the company will continue to support the growing demand to support wireless and data driven networks. “Completing the 100G capable upgrade supports a company goal that is a high priority for us: meeting the changing needs of our customers,” said Todd Foje, CEO of Great Plains Communications. “We pride ourselves on providing 24/7 reliable services designed to meet the unique needs of each customer in today’s environment, with the flexibility and scalability to meet future needs as technology and demand evolves.”

Great Plains Communications also meets the industry need for improved diversity. The company offers three, 100G-capable routes across Nebraska, maintaining high diversity without sacrificing latency.

The company’s Nebraska-based network’s 100G capable routes include destinations of Cheyenne Wyoming; Chicago, Illinois; Des Moines, Iowa; Kansas City, Kansas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. These routes are unique in diversity to all other providers in the state of Nebraska.

About Great Plains Communications

Great Plains Communications is the largest privately owned telecommunications provider in Nebraska. At the core of their service offering is an extensive, 8,000+ mile regional fiber network with community access rings, last-mile and middle-mile solutions, fully supported by their 24x7x365 Network Operations Center. The company is financially strong with a 106-year history of providing reliable and innovative solutions. Great Plains Communications prides itself on their progressive approach to accommodating the unique needs of all regional and national telecommunications carriers, LECs, ISPs, wireless carriers and other service providers utilizing superior custom engineering and custom build strategies.
 

CONTACT: Laura Kocher
         Marketing and Public Relations Manager
         402.456.6429
         lkocher@gpcom.com

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